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Forum topic by AlaskaGuy posted 09-18-2017 05:59 AM 288 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AlaskaGuy

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09-18-2017 05:59 AM

Are any of these saws old enough to be good users?

https://anchorage.craigslist.org/tls/d/vintage-quality-disston-sons/6281005888.html

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#1 posted 09-18-2017 11:15 AM

They might be good users but none are worth that price. In my area you can get any of those for 15-20$ max. Try timetestedtools.com

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#2 posted 09-18-2017 12:21 PM

I suspect each of them could be good users. The one pic shows an oft-sharped D23 that has a bunch of set, too. So it was loved. The ‘modernist’ handle is likely from the 50s or so, the other two maybe a bit earlier. But I’m not supposing to be an expert by any stretch.

I do agree w/ JCamp that the price is way out of bounds.

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